Publisher: RR Publishing LLC
Series: Bible Reading Guide
Publication Date: March 01, 2017
Binding: Kobo eBook
2 Thessalonians - Sentence Block Diagram Method of the New Testament Holy Bible - Structure & Themes
Bible Reading Guide - Reveals Structure, Major Themes & Topics
Compiled by Pastor Raymond and Rosa Suen
The Following is a Review & Recommendation from Dr. Johnson C. Philip on December 10, 2013
GOOD TOOL FOR EXPOSITORS!
The Bible is a book written over a span of 1500 years, by almost 40 writers who hailed from different cultures and language groups. Thus the 66 books of the Bible need to be analyzed in their own culture, language, and context if one has to understand the message clearly. This is easier said than done.
Many methods have come up to understand the message of the Bible objectively, and each method contributes something or other to the cumulative task of clarifying the message. The Sentence-block-diagram method is one of these approaches which yields fascinating insights into what was said. More so because this type of analysis clearly shows sentence connections in our language which connection might not be obvious immediately.
The only weakness of the book is that while it shows the result of analysis, it does not contain any interpretation of the text. Thus this book will be useful only for those who wish to get the analyzed text, but not for those who are looking for a Bible Exposition.
I want to thank Dr Johnson Philip for this honest review. From the reviewer point of view he had pointed out exactly the sole objective of this Guided Bible Reading Series.
The whole objective is to free the reader from reading any interpretations into the text and let the text speaks for itself. You need to see the structure outline clearly so that you do not read your own ideas into the text. In this sense, as Dr Johnson Philip points out, there are no ...